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    Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    The Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Process   JSAs are designed to enhance workers’ awareness of and adherence to safety controls. The goal is zero incidents. Obtaining that goal greatly helps the worker and the organization.   JSAs outline, for each position, the various hazards of the job and the needed controls and behaviors that will keep incidents from occurring. Use JSAs to teach workers about ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training
    Wednesday, May 20, 2020
    Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, recently completed the installation of a 246 kW DC solar electric system at the San Rafael City Hall and Police Department facilities in San Rafael, Marin County, CA.   Increasing the sustainability of their operations and reducing their power costs, installing a solar photovoltaic system will save San Rafael thousands in utility fees every year.   The project ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Green Building - Sustainability, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020
    The essential rules of First Aid:Rule 1: Call 911 if needed. Time is important. If it is determined that emergency medical services are needed, call immediately.Rule 2: You must be properly trained and certified in first aid and CPR in order to assist an injured person. You may do more harm than good if you are not properly trained.Rule 3: Do not move an injured person: Do not try to move ...read more
    Categories: E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Monday, May 18, 2020
    Fellow Marin Builders Members! In order to stimulate your business again, we have targeted materials with pricing to support your efforts to get work moving again. Each week will have a different product focus. This week is WALL TILE. Full pallets onlyFreight will apply (typically $100)Product must be picked up within 30 days Follow this link: Emser Tile E-Stimulus Week May 18 - WALL TILE Let ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest
    Thursday, May 14, 2020
    Objective: To promote awareness of the basic principles of defensive driving  The best way for a driver to assure their safety and the safety of their passengers and cargo is to practice defensive driving tactics at all times.Three Elements of Safe Driving These three elements serve as the foundation for defensive driving practices: Driver readinessVehicle conditionProper attitudeClick here to ...read more
    Categories: E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Friday, May 08, 2020
    “Workglue’s Covid-19 employee health status feature is not only simple, it’s made our lives a lot easier as we monitor job site safety.” Gina Koert, SPI Painting Are you documenting your field employees daily health status? Are you capturing appropriate job site documentation for covid-19? We’ve automated this process to simplify your operations and keep business moving. What is it? Workglue’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article
    Thursday, May 07, 2020
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!2020:Seth Shorett, Heritage Bank of Commerce, who referred Paul Foley, Greener Excavations & Construction, Inc.  (Special thanks to Seth for pledging his bonus to our wonderful Scholarship and Workforce Development Fund!)Aroon Masand, Financial Rep and Agent, New York Life Insurance Company, who referred Orlando Diaz, Senior ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Wednesday, May 06, 2020
    Objective: To promote awareness about natural gas detection and appropriate response. Natural gas by itself is a colorless and odorless gas that is highly flammable. Gas companies add an odorant so that a leak can be easily detected. The odorant, known as methyl mercaptan, smells strongly of sulfur or rotten eggs.Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Papers/Research
    Sunday, May 03, 2020
    Custom-made Logo Anti-Fluids Face Masks Limpio together with a strategic partner  developed  a new product, ,a ‘high-performance  anti-fluid mask that can be washed and used repeatedly. it uses medical fibers developed for wearables in response to a nationwide shortage of hygiene masks due to the spread of the new COVID-19.  The masks are custom logo for organizations to distribute/sell to ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    We hope you are having a great start to the 2020 year. Did you set new goals for your business this January? Did you tell yourself, “This is the year!” Maybe you want to be more organized, more professional, grow your admin team, be better at delegating, or take more time off.  Now, it's the beginning of March. How are things looking? It’s not too late to achieve your goals, and we can help. We ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Community, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    Click the links below to view a current list of permit reports published and provided by the County of Marin and the individual cities/towns including Corte Madera, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito and Tiburon. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Gabriela Shea ...read more
    Categories: Permits - Marin County, Permits
    Monday, January 13, 2020
    Click the links below to view a current list of Tax Liens & Completions published and provided by the County of Marin. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Paula Krause ...read more
    Categories: Tax Liens and Completions
    Friday, January 10, 2020
      San Rafael, CA (January 9, 2020) – The Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation has made a $300,000 commitment to the Career Technical Education Foundation and Marin Builders Association to support expansion of a successful local youth training program called the North Bay Construction Corps (NBCC).                                 The North Bay Construction Corps, launched in Sonoma County in 2017 ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, January 02, 2020
    This week, two construction education programs supported by the Marin Builders Association will begin new classes with over 50 total students exploring the benefits of construction and the built environment as a career path.Your membership support of the Marin Builders Association helps to make these programs possible. Thank you! If you would like more information about how you can help these ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 01, 2020
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program places over 20 well trained and prepared high school seniors directly into the construction industry with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle.  Cohorts begin in January and conclude in June with a 2 week boot camp. Students will then ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, November 11, 2019
     Marin Builders Association, Town of Tiburon and Marin Economic Forum Collaborate to Measure and Improve the Permit Customer Experience  The Town of Tiburon has announced a new partnership with the Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to help improve the experience for the permit customers. The Customer Satisfaction Assessment is a program designed to measure and ultimately improve ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Beginning January 1, 2020, the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Truck and Bus Regulation will be enforced through a new automatic process. Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (SB 1), was signed into law on April 28, 2017. This bill states that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) must check that vehicles are compliant with, or exempt from, CARB’s Truck ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest
    Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Construction Training Program Tackles Shortage in Building Industry     In response to the North Bay’s high demand for skilled construction workers, the Marin Builders Association has again partnered with College of Marin, Canal Alliance, and CareerPoint Marin to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Marin Builders working behind the scenes for our members.SB 1254 – Unlicensed ContractorsProperty owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue administrative Stop Work ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Click here for Subcontractor Lien Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and Dan McLennon of Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions
    Click here for General Contractors Lien Rights Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders  Association and Board member Dan McLennon.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions
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